Deputies 1/9/23: Respectful Relationships

Respectful RelationshipsFostering a nurturing environment of respectful relationships within your family holds the key to not only harmonious living, but also improved academic outcomes for your children. As parents and carers, embracing the art of teaching children about respect at a young age sets the stage for a lifetime of healthy interactions and empathetic understanding. It will help cultivate a positive environment where communication flourishes, conflicts are resolved constructively, and bonds are fortified.Teaching children to respect themselves and others will open up avenues for both personal growth and academic achievement. Fostering an environment where respect is not just a word, but a practiced behaviour, will empower young people with essential life skills. Effective communication, active listening, and the art of compromise, will provide your child with a solid foundation that will transcend family interactions and help them collaborate effectively with peers, teachers and the broader community.Equipping children with an understanding of healthy versus unhealthy relationships is an important aspect of their development. It will guide them to make informed choices, foster positive connections, and set boundaries that contribute to their emotional wellbeing. Understanding the nuances between healthy and unhealthy relationships provides children with the essential tools to navigate their social world, build self-esteem, and cultivate meaningful relationships.In this edition of SchoolTV, learn how to empower young people in healthy interactions to embrace differences and forge connections that honour their self-worth. We hope you take time to reflect on the information offered in this month’s edition, and we always welcome your feedback.If you have any concerns about the wellbeing of your child, please contact the school for further information or seek medical or professional help.Here is the link to this month’s edition:

Yours Sincerely,

Gillian Coote and Anthony Hudson

Deputy Principals Primary and High School

Academic Gala Day Stars!

WCCS students rocked the house over three incredible days at the Gateway 8 Academic Gala Day at Macarthur Anglican School. Each day had roughly 20 teams, with some schools even entering 2 teams, but our students shone in various categories, achieving impressive placings. 

Year 5/6

Science = 2nd

Maths = 2nd

History= 3rd

English =  4th

20 rd

Year 7/8

Science = 1st

English = 3rd

20 rd

Year 9/10

Maths = 3rd

English =  3rd

Creative Design = 2nd

20 st

A big round of applause to all the students and teachers. Your dedication and hard work truly paid off!